Average Bench: 89.9% (88th of 862)

Based on 662 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR150, OCZ-VECT OR150

Comparing the 150 to the original Vector is disappointing, the newer 150 actually offers marginally worse performance than its predecessor. A strange result but verified (at least partly) by figures on OCZ's own website: 100K 4K read IOPS for the Vector vs 90K 4K read IOPS for the 150. The newer 150 comes with a 5 year warranty which covers 50GB/day vs. the original Vectors 20GB/day but even this should be taken with a pinch of salt considering that the OCZ stock price is currently trading at around seven cents per share, an all time low. Despite the fact that new Vector 150 performs worse than its predecessor it's still a very competent performer and if prices drop, it has the potential to become a decent value proposition. In the meantime however there are far better deals available elsewhere.  [Dec '13 SSDrivePro]

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Very good average bench

The OCZ Vector 150 240GB averaged just 10.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the OCZ Vector 150 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 85.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 465MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 150 240GB is 50.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ Vector 150 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 200MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 61.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 662 samples)
Min Avg Max
358 Read 489 521
234 Write 447 502
288 Mixed 465 509
104% 467 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.1 4K Read 21.7 27
37.7 4K Write 85.5 132
13.9 4K Mixed 26.4 39
112% 44.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.2 DQ Read 200 365
61.6 DQ Write 215 351
14.3 DQ Mixed 61.4 100
86.5% 159 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
147GB free
Firmware: 1.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 514
Write 489
Mixed 501
112% 502 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 35.6
155% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 21.6
106% 239 MB/s
86GB free
Firmware: 1.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 509
Write 459
Mixed 488
108% 485 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 63.7
4K Mixed 31.2
104% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 99.1
104% 173 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,442,253 SSDs tested.

Typical Vector 150 240GB Builds (Compare 6,163 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $340

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,237

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 Comments

Controller: OCZ Barefoot 3 M00. Flash: Toshiba 19nm (1st gen) MLC NAND.

Why manage barriers ... when you can shatter them....

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Good

8 months ago.

4K RANDOM WRİTE 22MB (LOW) 4K RANDOM READ 30MB (LOW) TOTAL READ = 520 MB ( Medium)


Excellent

3 years ago.

faster than a bullet


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Outstanding

23 months ago.

The best :)


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